The White Stripes: Live At The Magic Stick

The White Stripes: Live At The Magic Stick

August 18th, 2000 had The White Stripes performing at Detroit’s venerable Magic Stick. Supported by near-and-dear friends (who’d later become bandmates and collaborators), the Greenhornes and Whirlwind Heat, the recording provides a window into the Stripes’ mindset that Summer — just after their West Coast De Stijl headlining tour in June and still yet to experience the insanity of their … Continue reading "The White Stripes: Live At The Magic Stick"

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Walk Over To Your Dial, Turn It Up As Loud As It’ll Go

Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA, September 30, 1978 By Erik Flannigan I’ve written before about the role the Darkness tour radio broadcasts played in the career development of Bruce Springsteen. Broadcast live from the Agora in Cleveland, the Capitol Theatre in Passaic, The Roxy in West Hollywood, and Winterland … Continue reading "Walk Over To Your Dial, Turn It Up As Loud As It’ll Go"

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I Heard the Voices of Friends Vanished and Gone

I Heard the Voices of Friends Vanished and Gone

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band First Union Center September 25, 1999 By Erik Flannigan It’s all about moments. For those of us fortunate enough to have seen many Bruce Springsteen concerts and multiple tours, particular shows stand out for any number of reasons, from the people with whom we attended to favorite songs … Continue reading "I Heard the Voices of Friends Vanished and Gone"

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He Who Doesn’t Get The Whole, Doesn’t Get The Half Either

He Who Doesn’t Get The Whole, Doesn’t Get The Half Either

Bruce Springsteen Hovet, Stockholm, Sweden, June 25, 2005 By Erik Flannigan Many nations can lay claim to being Bruce Springsteen’s second home or adopted country. Italy has a strong case, given the ancestral roots of Bruce’s mother Adele (maiden name Zerilli) and a history of special shows that took place there, particularly in Milano. England … Continue reading "He Who Doesn’t Get The Whole, Doesn’t Get The Half Either"

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The White Stripes Legendary Oberlin 2000 Show is Available Now

The White Stripes Legendary Oberlin 2000 Show is Available Now

May’s Third Man Thursday is here just in time for the holiday weekend with a very special release. Oberlin 2000 was a cornerstone moment for The White Stripes and now the transformative show is available to stream in the nugs.net app. Ben Blackwell, The White Stripes’ official archivist returns this month with a recap of … Continue reading "The White Stripes Legendary Oberlin 2000 Show is Available Now"

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